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| What Are the Symptoms of Enteritis? |
Michael E. Bays
Santa Cruz, California
What we watch are behavior, posture and droppings. Prolonged periods of crouching, sometimes teeth-crunching, and protruding eyes may signal discomfort. Listless-ness is a real sign of trouble. Mucus is sometimes seen in the stools, as a result of increased intestinal secretions that form a protective coating over the intestinal lining.
Some rabbits experience pica (peculiar cravings for inedibles). If your normally well-behaved older rabbit suddenly starts chewing the plaster, don't just assume it's a behavior problem.
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